Conference on Acquired Brain InjuryThe follow-up care for patients with cerebrovascular accident or with other acquired brain injury. Záznam konference Conference record
Conference participants will be given an inside look into other organizations, their follow-up care approaches and will be able to learn new methods and gain knowledge from participating experts.
About the Conference
We symbolically associate the first year of the conference with World Stroke Day. We would like to connect organizations / institutions, which, despite having members from various fields, share a common goal – provision of quality follow-up care. The conference is intended for professionals with experience in the fields of healthcare, social services, and for patient organizations which provide follow-up care to individuals with acquired brain injury.
The conference has been held under the auspices of the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs
Dipl.- Pol. Jana Maláčová, MSc.
and Ing. Pavel Šotola, Pardubice region Councilor for Social care and Non-profit sector
Date and time
May 12, 2021, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
No registration fee.
CEDR Pardubice o.p.s.
Partners and sponsors
On behalf of the Conference Program Committee you are cordially invited by:
Mgr. Milan Zanina
Director of CEDR Pardubice o.p.s.
Mgr. Alice Voborníková
+420 771 138 171
Bc. Linda Trpišovská
+420 739 285 728
Petr Kozlík, MSc.
English speaking assistant (contact for active conference participants)
+420 773 245 964
You are cordially invited to enter your abstract. Topic of your paper should represent the area of your professional interest in connection to the main theme of the Conference. If you would like to share your experience from a different area of your professional interest, we kindly request the topic to remain within context of the subject matter and focus of the Conference. This will contribute to the mutual exchange of knowledge and good practice in the field of Follow-up care.
Based on submitted abstracts, the Conference Program Committee will determine, which papers will be admitted for presentation at the Conference.
Abstract and Paper Guidelines
You are cordially invited to enter your paper. Topic of your paper should represent the area of your professional involvement in connection to the main theme of the Conference. If you would like to share your experience from a different area of your professional interest, we kindly request the topic to remain within context of the subject matter and focus of the Conference. This will contribute to the mutual exchange of knowledge and good practice in the field of Follow-up care.
Abstract and Paper Guidelines
Vera Andersen Bonvalot (NOVAMENTE Traumatic Injury Support Organization) lives in Portugal and in that country she is director of the National Federation of representation and support for people who come to live with disabilities after suffering severe brain injury, as an adult and young adult. She is also an advisory member of the Observatory for the Human Rights of the disabled person, an elected member of the National UNCRPD Monitoring Mechanism, a member of the European Disability Federation Board member and vice president of the BIF, Federation of Brain Injured and family europe.
Denisa Darmová (CEREBRUM, z.s.) works as a psychologist in the organization Cerebrum, z.s., which focuses on helping people with acquired brain injury and their families. She leads individual and group training of cognitive functions, focusing on the rehabilitation of deficient cognitive domains. She also provides clients with psychological counseling and psychotherapy services.
Richard Stables (HEADWAY Ireland Brain Injury Service) is Information and Support Manager with Headway Ireland Brain Injury Service, one of Ireland’s leading non-profit agencies supporting people with Acquired Brain Injury. With Headway for twenty years, Richard manages a helpline and web contact support line to deal with queries from family members, professionals and survivors with acquired brain injury. He is an experienced trainer and group facilitator and leads the organisation’s working groups on outcomes measurement, online service development and policy advocacy. He was a board member of the Neurological Alliance of Ireland for four years and has been a passionate advocate for the development of rehabilitation services within the Irish healthcare and disability sector taking part in the implementation framework of the national neuro-rehabilitation strategy.
Linda Trpišovská (CEDR Pardubice o.p.s.) holds a degree in Social policy and Social work. She has been working in the field of social services for the past 20 years. In CEDR Pardubice, she had worked as a social worker and social services methodologist for people with mental illness. Currently, she runs CENTRUM KOMPRE, a social rehabilitation service helping individuals after suffering from a stroke or other acquired brain injury. In addition to the project, Linda focuses on social work and therapy through relaxation techniques.
Petr Kozlík (HCD designer at CEDR Pardubice o.p.s. – consultant) He likes to get to the bottom of things; He helps design and validate experiments so we all can learn something new. He works on a variety of projects in a virtual environment; healthcare, education, and social services. He is currently assisting the KOMPRE CENTER as an HCD (Human-centered design) consultant for innovative projects.
Kateřina Pilátová (Center for eHealth and Telemedicine, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Kladno) a Master’s program in Physiotherapy student at FTVS UK. In her thesis, Kateřina uses virtual reality on the principle of mirror therapy and concurrent tactical stimulus. In the Center for eHealth, she has been devoting her time to Distance therapy research to improve stability and monitor daily activity in patients after stroke.
Pnina Rosenzweig (CEO Neeman, Stroke Survivors Izrael) Neeman organization provides information support to people after brain damage in Israel. The main goal is advocacy activities in the government of the state of Israel and in its ministries for development of rehabilitation facilities for people with brain damage. Among other things, the organization provides community activities and information services for stroke survivors. Pnina Rosenzweig is a very active member of the Stroke Alliance for Europe, where she holds the position of Eastern European cluster leader.
Jan König (Director of ERGO Aktiv, o.p.s.) In 2010, he co-founded the Center for Neurorehabilitation of Individuals with Acquired Brain Injury, ERGO Aktiv. Since 2015, he has become the director of the center. He is devoted to the matters of motivation, education, and personal development. He is responsible for the creation and development of services aimed at improving the quality of life of people with acquired brain injury; participates in the management of the organization. He considers helping clients to change the view of their life situation a key feature of their services. Regardless of severity, he aims to enable the clients to return to an active and happy life.
Veronika Slepičková (ERGO Aktiv o.p.s.) works in the ERGO Aktiv center as a leading occupational therapist and case manager. In therapy, she focuses primarily on the client’s overall support and adaptation to a new life situation after brain injury; through coordination of care and support in health and social counseling. Veronika ensures operations of all services in the center, especially the Day clinic, reception of new clients, and coordination and management of professional internships and internships for students from helping professions.
The record of the conference can be found here:
The record of the Conference ABI
Headline: CEDR Pardubice has invited international experts in the field of Follow-up care to individuals with acquired brain injury
Lead: CEDR Pardubice o.p.s. is proudly organizing an international conference on Follow-up care for individuals with acquired brain injury (Conference on Acquired Brain Injury). This first year of the conference symbolically refers to World Stroke Day and takes place on Wednesday, May 12, 2021.
This important event is being held under the auspices of the Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, Mrs. Jana Maláčová, and Pardubice Region Councilor for Social Services and Non-Profit Sector, Mr. Pavel Šotola. Co-organizers of the conference are CEREBRUM – Association of Individuals with Acquired Brain Injury and their Families, z.s. and ERGO Aktiv o.p.s.
CEDR Pardubice o.p.s., aside from other services, operates KOMPRE CENTER, which focuses on providing follow-up care to individuals with acquired brain injury in outpatient and field forms.
The conference aims to bring together experts from health and social disciplines who share a common goal – provide quality follow-up care to individuals with acquired brain injury.
Experts from the Czech Republic, Israel, Portugal, and Ireland will present their contributions at the conference; the conference will be simultaneously interpreted. Watch it live or in a video recording on the conference website https://www.braininjurycon.com/cs/.
This conference has been carried out within an innovative project framework, “COMPREHENSIVE SERVICES FOR INDIVIDUALS AFTER CEREBROVASCULAR INCIDENT AND OTHER ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY,” registration number CZ.03.3.X / 0.0 / 0.0 / 17_083 / 0014346, co-funded by ESF Operational Programme Employment.
Promotional Activity Registration
You are invited to submit promotional materials, which will be presented at the Conference.